18 days in Sicily Itinerary

18 days in Sicily Itinerary

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18 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Midland
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
San Vito lo Capo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Agrigento
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Syracuse
— 5 nights
4
Palermo
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Midland

2
nights
San Vito lo Capo

San Vito lo Capo ©
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo and Santuario Di San Vito will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo and Spiaggia di Macari. Spend the 11th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo day trip app .

Midland, USA to San Vito lo Capo is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Midland to San Vito lo Capo. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Midland in August, with highs in San Vito lo Capo at 85°F and lows at 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Baia Santa Margherita, Castelluzzo di S.Vito Lo Capo, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Spiaggia di Macari ©
Spiaggia di Macari

3
nights
Agrigento

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Get some historical perspective at Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) and Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci. Get in touch with nature at Scala dei Turchi and Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Agrigento: Sciacca (Il Castello Incantato & Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca) and Museo Degli Archi Di Pasqua (in San Biagio Platani). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Nicola, see the interesting displays at Fabbriche Chiaramontane, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di San Calogero.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Agrigento online route maker .

Traveling by car from San Vito lo Capo to Agrigento takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sciacca, Museo Degli Archi Di Pasqua, Scala dei Turchi, Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi
Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca ©
Museo del Giocattolo Sciacca

5
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Archeologico Regionale P. Orsi and A Rutta ri Ron Carmelu. Let the collections at Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica and Ceramicabianca capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Syracuse: Museo degli Arnesi di Una Volta (in Modica), Scicli (in Scicli) and Noto (Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, Basilica San Salvatore, & more). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Ortigia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Syracuse.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Syracuse online visit planner .

You can drive from Agrigento to Syracuse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Noto, Scicli, Modica
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Syracuse Cathedral ©
Syracuse Cathedral
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Ortigia ©
Ortigia

6
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Museo dell'Acciuga and Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Monreale for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palermo: Drago Artecontemporanea (in Bagheria) and Cefalu (La Rocca, Cefalu Coast, & more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, and examine the collection at Archivio Storico Comunale.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Palermo day trip planning app .

Drive from Syracuse to Palermo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cefalu, Monreale, Drago Artecontemporanea, Museo dell'Acciuga
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

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